His profession has been a protracted and winding street. On the depth chart, he’s been behind two gamers who’ve gone on to the NFL — Justice Hill and Chris Carson — and the final two seasons he’s backed up a future professional in Chuba Hubbard.
A consummate workforce participant, he caught round Stillwater when others would have — and did — bail out for enjoying time at different faculties.
All these years when he was buried on the depth chart, Brown nonetheless introduced electrical energy to the locker room.
“He’s an awesome individual, filled with vitality,” senior linebacker Devin Harper stated. “He’ll put a smile in your face, irrespective of how unhealthy your day’s going.”
Brown isn’t simply foolish for the sake of playing around. He finds significance in his locker room position.
“It’s nearly having the ability to discuss to your teammates, attending to know them,” Brown stated. “Having enjoyable, joking. After I depart, I would like guys to grasp that faculty is gonna be what you make it. Make it enjoyable. Be interactive. Have a bond and be a brotherhood.”
A method or one other, Brown needs to be enjoying soccer subsequent season. The NCAA dominated earlier this yr that no athlete would lose a yr of eligibility for taking part in fall sports activities, so Brown is free to return again for a sixth season if he chooses. However he says he hasn’t made up his thoughts whether or not to take that chance or pursue a professional profession.
Nevertheless, as a sports activities media main, Brown someday needs to take his character to the microphone.